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James Paterson1

M, #10131, b. 26 April 1849, d. 4 January 1924
  • Birth*: James Paterson was born on 26 April 1849 at Tealing, Forfarshire, Scotland.1,3,4
  • He was the son of George Paterson and Mary Millar Preston.2
  • Marriage*: James Paterson married Ann Key, daughter of William Key and Elisabeth Myres, on Friday, 22 July 1870 at Monifieth, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1870 marriages in the parish of Monifieth in th county of Forfar, ref 30; 1870 on the Twenty-second day of July at Monifieth after Banns according to the forms of the United Presbyterian Church, signed James Patterson farm servant bachelor, 21, residing Strathmartine Castle, Strathmartine, parents George Patterson grocer and Mary Patterson ms Preston; signed Ann Keay domestic servant spinster, 21, residing Leyshade Muroes, parents William Keay labourer and Elizabeth Keay ms Myers; signed John ... Millar minister of United Presbyterian Congregation Carnoustie, signed David Paterson, Margaret Keay witnesses; registered 1870 July 23rd at Monifieth, William Smith registrar.1
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Paterson died on 4 January 1924 at Amherst, Marshall, South Dakota, USA, at age 74.5,6

Census Events

Head of Household2 April 1871He was listed as head of household along with spouse Ann Key in the 1871 census at Strathmartine Turnpike Road, Strathmartine, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Patterson Head Married Male 21 1850 Ag Lab; Tealing, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland; Ann Patterson Wife Married Female 21 1850 - Barry, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland; also in the household were George Paterson.7
Head of Household22 June 1880James Paterson and Ann Key appeared on the census of 22 June 1880 at Maple Township, Ida, Illinios, USA, James Patterson, age 31, b Scotland, white, male, head, married, farmer; Anny Patterson, age 31, b Scotland, white, female, wife, married.8
Last Edited: 18 Apr 2018


Father*: George Paterson2 b. 1805
Mother*: Mary Millar Preston b. c 1814, d. 1897


Ann Key b. 12 Aug 1849, d. 16 Aug 1926


George Paterson3 b. 25 Sep 1870, d. 1934
Mary Paterson3 b. 4 Jan 1872, d. 1912
William Key Paterson3 b. 16 Apr 1873, d. 1955
David Paterson+8 b. 28 Mar 1878, d. 29 Dec 1957
Minnie Lee Paterson9 b. c 1879, d. 27 Aug 1956
James Myers Paterson3 b. 18 Jan 1882, d. 1976
Ellson Smith Paterson3 b. 12 Feb 1884, d. Apr 1968
Arthur Spence Paterson+5 b. 28 Dec 1885, d. 1962
Charles Paterson6 b. 18 Apr 1888, d. 1888
John Hunter Paterson6 b. 1890, d. 1973
Alfred Alexander Paterson3 b. 6 Apr 1894, d. 1918


  1. [S64] Unknown subject, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (New Register House, Edinburgh, Scotland: General Record Office of Scotland), GROS Statutory Marriages 1870 Monifieth 310/00 0030 [Apr 2013].
  2. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), calc from children births [Apr 2013].
  3. [S56] International Genealogical Index (IGI), [Apr 2013].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Scotland Births and Baptisms 1564-1950 Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=r_693937538[Apr 2017].
  5. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) http://trees.ancestry.co.uk/tree/26840644/person/1931573094?ssrc= [Apr 2013].
  6. [S40] Ancestry trees DJ https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/8174210.. [April 2017]
  7. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription URL of this page: http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbc%2f1871%2f0025893473 [April 2017].
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Maple, Ida, Iowa; Roll: 345; Family History Film: 1254345; Page: 104D; Enumeration District: 138; Image: 0070. Source Information: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. [Apr 2013]
  9. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Information: Ancestry.com. Washington, Deaths, 1883-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
    Original data: Various county death registers. Microfilm. Washington State Archives, Olympia, Washington. [Apr 2013]